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FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 4:00am EST
live in the newsroom. greg you have new information coming to us out of the philippines? >> that's right. the philippines, guam, taiwan, indonesia and the u.s. state of hawaii are all in the path of this potential tsunami. joining us now on the telephone is mike cohen. he is a curran gist who is in manila, in the philippines. what is the situation there? >> right now, greg, what we are seeing is generally a situation of evacuation that supped way -- that is underway. an hour ago they gave the order to evacuate coastal and low-lying areas in the philippines. this is not one specific island. this is 19 provinces affecting about 20 mill people, greg. >> is it orderly? is it panicky? >> you have to admit there is panic. they are seeing the scenes on television the scenes from japan. but people are peaceful. the government gave early warning. they are well organized because we do have a lot of problems with typhoons here, and they have been able to get the warning out with enough time. the philippine president went on raid dwroa. -- on radio. they issued a specific instruction. they say
PBS
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am EST
ability to cope with these kinds of things. we were speaking with someone in the philippines where the concern is more for the infrastructure that is perhaps not designed to deal with these things. in terms of preparation and the facilities and plans made. these are planned quite well there and there are contingencies in place, correct? >> yes. the events themselves is what has been striking about this alert. but we are no stranger to tsunami alerts. and we've had a few that resulted in nothing serious along the coastline. nothing more serious than yachts bobbing up and down in the harbor. so civil defense certainly do have plans. coastal residents will be alerted and already they are being told to stay away from the coast. do not go sight seeing, and monitor your local radio for further alerts. >> thank you for joining us. >> new zealand, perhaps the latest country to have fallen victim to a major earthquake. but indonesia hit harder than any country before as far as a tsunami. we go to our correspondent. has the message gotten out about this tsunami warning? and if so, are people
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 4:00am EST
. according to our times here, the philippines getting in on it at 10:00 gmt, marshall islands at 10:20 gmt. as the waves approach the island, if folks are on ground we're going to try to make contact to find out what's going on there. folks, keep in mind, some of these islands here are so tiny and so close to sea level that if you're talking about a wave, a wall of water that is 25-foot-plus high, you can encompass the entire island here. that's what we're talking about. indonesia arrival time at 11:00 gmt. again, we're going to continue to track this for the next 24 hours just like we did with the chilling earthquake. solomon islands at 12:28. kiribati down in the south at 12:37 gmt. what we cannot do -- here's what everybody wants to know. if you live in some of these countries, how high is the water going to be? we cannot forecast that because the bithometry is so different, the irregularity is so different that literally in the same country we could have the arrival of a 5-foot wave and a few kilometers away a 20-foot wave-plus. that's the problem with this. we know when they will arri
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 5:00am EST
warnings. mexico to alaska, the philippines and mariana. pretty much everything you can imagine in the pacific is watching this closely especially in hawaii. we've had adam on. are you still this? we've been talking about the evacuation and people being told to get to higher ground. as you look at these pictures out of japan, you can only serving to bolster the seriousness of thisant to get people to heed the warnings. emergency management department is telling people to stay at least 50 feet away from waterways. people seem to be heeding the warnings. >> i've been getting messages from friends. i haven't been able to call. they can text me and send me messages on twitter, friends that i know in hawaii. guys have been local there for a long time, not just on vacation. these people have lived in hawaii, know hawaii, and they're grabbing their stuff and going to higher ground. i know it's happening on maui, i suspect it's happening in oahu. that is taking place as we speak. the good news is i've had a number of viewers send me tweets and e-mailing me asking me to check in on naval forces
SFGTV2
Mar 17, 2011 8:00pm PDT
philippines, following the expiration of my six-month the set. our relationship was expansive given the long distance. when i return to the philippines, i learned my cousin, who murdered my mother and sister, and almost killed me as well, was released from prison after serving only 10- year sentence. i feared for my safety and i knew i was in danger and understood in order to meet, but -- to live, i have to leave the philippines to jay, where i would feel safe. i hired an attorney to apply for legal asylum. my application was denied, so my attorney filed an appeal to the ninth circuit court, and jay and i requested and a regular basis on theúagr status of the appeal. again and again we were told that it would take a long time before the court gets to my case. i did not know it, but my appeal had also been denied. my attorney never told me. all the while, we thought i was legal in we were waiting for the decision of the court. jay and i went about building our lives together. i gave birth to my two kids. they are the biggest joy in our lives, and i became a full-time mother. our family
SFGTV2
Mar 18, 2011 8:00am PDT
anthem. we shall have some [inaudible], that is company and dancers group, they are going to sing the philippine national anthem.
WHUT
Mar 27, 2011 9:00am EDT
philippines, the national security council, the right now he is president of the united states institute of peace. we are going to take a break and come back on the other side. "this is america." >> "this is america" is made possible by -- the national education association, the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. the american federation of teachers, a union of professionals. poongsan corporation, forging a higher global standard. the rotondaro family trust. the ctc foundation. afo communications. and the american life tv network. >> you have been president of the united states institute of peace for a chunk of time now, 1993. what would you point to as two or three major successes and say this is something we did that nobody else could really do? >> we became an operational element of our foreign affairs and national security community. we began doing the analytical work that you would call think tank-type work. we are now a think and do tank. we have taken our analytical work and we have applied that in the field. we have looked at ways to try to prom
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
over there to really address terrorism? you have elements of the philippines, indonesia, southeast asia that are obvious threats, you know, how are our partners coming together and, you know, do we need more resources and/or funding to accomplish this and be ready for that? >> thank you, sir. that's being addressed in multiple levels. let me talk about kind of current events. as you're probably aware we have joint operations task force operating in the southern philippines of around 600 u.s. personnel. that's been there for a number of years and continues to be effective in addressing terrorist issues that were occurring in that part of the philippines, i think, very effectively. so that's one significance. we're also concerned as we look at the south asia region what the l.e.t. or the terrorist group which emanates out of pakistan but has a presence in india and nepal and bangladesh -- we're concerned how -- let me backtrack for a second. as you're aware the l.e.t. is responsible for the mumbai attacks where so many people lost their lives and so we're very concerned about that in
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 11:00pm PDT
breaking news at sfo. a philippines airlines jet is being detained in a remote part of the airport following reports of a bomb threat. the flight arrives at sfo from the philippines earlier tonight. we have the latest developments. kim, first and foremost, what's the status of the passengers and is this bomb threat legitimate? >> reporter: police are investigating exactly that, whether that bomb threat was legitimate. it was a phone call. it was not specific to a plane i'm being told, but it is something they're investigating. i'm told that those passengers have all gotten off the plane and are now going through customs but will have to wait to get their luggage because canine teams are going through. right now san francisco police are still conducting a search at the philippines airlines plane that land the at 7:30 this evening. this was shot for police waiting for passengers. the call came into the airline at 2:30 this afternoon as the flight was en route from manila to san francisco international airport. police say there was a threat made during that phone call but they say it
FOX
Mar 23, 2011 4:30am PDT
it involves a flight from the philippines that landed at sfo last night. jade, what happened? >> reporter: that's right. a bomb threat directed toward a plane arriving here at sfo left a lot of passengers on the tarmac because they didn't know why. they didn't know what was going on. let's take a look at video this morning. san francisco airport police say the threat came in hours before the plane was supposed to land. the call was described as "rambling in an unsubstantiated but not direct threat to flight 104". they didn't want to take any chances and searched the plane thoroughly. each was cleared by u.s. customs and border protection and eventually allowed to leave the airport without any problems. one person on board did have a medical issue, but that person was not taken to the hospital. most of the passengers we spoke to figured something was going on the airline wasn't telling them about. >> lack of communication i think that really disturbed most of us. said it was a medical problem and that was it. but it didn't make sense why we were sitting on the tarmac for hours
NBC
Mar 1, 2011 4:00am PST
cameras have captured incredible and promising video in the philippines. inside an indonesian national park, movement showed four of the world's rarest rhinos wandering the forest. poachers had decimated their population in recent decades, but this new footage is giving experts new hope for the survival of one of the most endangered species. >>> one museum in the philippines keeps fashion afoot by showing off its history. over 800 pairs of shoes, including those of the area's rich and famous, gives visitors a chance to experience a long-time local tradition. manual shoe making has existed here for hundreds of years and locals hope the museum brings back the pastime which has faded over time. >>> and from footwear to spy wear, american engineers are taking a cue from nature to build under water technology. the remote control sfooi spy aircraft is meant to look and function like a humming bird with a wing span of only six and a half inches. experts hope the device will be used to gather information without attracting too much attention. to test it out, i sent one down to the weather stud
KRON
Mar 23, 2011 12:30am PDT
a plane that arrived from the philippines tonight. airport officials say the philippines airlines flight landed about 7:20 tonight and now being held at a remote section of the airport. that after some sort of threat was called in to philippine authorities. passengers have been removed from that plane and taken to customs. we are told that the cargo holds of the planes were emptied. search dogs are scouring the area to see if any threat exists. so far, [ male announcer ] you are you. you are also your social security number your credit card numbers the email in your inbox, you're even the equity in your home. to a criminal, getting his hands on just one tiny piece of you, even just your name, can be enough to steal your credit, your money and your good name. that's why you need lifelock to help protect you. lifelock is the leader in proactive identity protection. we aggressively patrol your identity every second of every day by actively monitoring your personal information to help protect you from identity theft before it happens. credit monitoring alone is not enough to protect y
KRON
Mar 22, 2011 11:00pm PDT
from the philippines tonight. airport officials say the philippines airlines flight landed about 7:20 tonight and now being held at a remote section of the airport. that after some sort of threat was called in to philippine authorities. passengers have been removed from that plane and taken to customs. we are told that the cargo holds of the planes were emptied. search dogs are scouring the area to see if any threat exists. so far, none has been found. >>> we'll be right back after the break. >>> tonight's headlines in libya, late word from secretary of state clint than one of muammar qaddafi's sons may have been killed. and people close to the leader may be exploring their options abroad. earlier, qaddafi forces battered citizens in hisrada with tanks as a forth day of no- fly zone attacks continued and president obama is being criticized at home for not consulting congress before the fighting in libya as officials explore possible military involvement by nato. >>> more aftershocks in japan. some, a magnitude 6.0. powerlines have now been connected to all six of the reactor units of
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 1:00am EST
. the epicenter, like example, to taiwan, the philippines, through indonesia to hawaii, almost around the pacific ocean. really is a huge area covered. the tsunami message. >> the warning is widespread. we're looking at those pictures of the tsunami hitting the coast of japan. can you tell us, the you have very much information about how high that wave was, whether there is another way upcoming? another summit? what information do you have specifically about what has happened already? >> actually, a tsunami warning, we have the same information as you had because they come from different agencies. we gather the tsunami warning message especially the same as you from the tsunami warning center. >> i am asking you to address the actual tsunami. we have early information on the actual watch and warning throughout the region. i wonder if you have any additional information on what has happened so far regarding this tsunami. we watch it unfold on television. >> actually at the moment, we don't have much more details about that information. but imagine this one is a great earthquake occurre
CNN
Mar 11, 2011 3:00am EST
watching us from the philippines i know that you are, arrive in the philippines, northern philippines at 9:55 gmt. further to the south at 10:26 gmt. these times are crucial because we're running out of time the closer that you are to that epicenter to get you to higher ground. marshall islands. indonesia 10:49 t. papua new guinea on the flap arrival at 11:30, gmt. solomon islands a few minutes there after. kiribati. again as a mentioned hawaii 3:00 a.m. local time as we have been hearing the sirens, these tsunami sirens have been ongoing there, warning folks of the impending, potential catastrophic tsunami that is going to arrive. australia you're in it as well. mexico, rose mary, now we're getting into again on the other side of the pacific here, mexico, oregon is now under a tsunami watch into alaska, new zealand as well further to the south. chile in on it. ecuador, colombia, peru. talking about the arrival there literally 24 hours from now. so plenty of time for folks to be warned but region that i'm most concerned about obviously in japan here further to the north into russia, ther
FOX
Mar 11, 2011 4:30am PST
california. the first waves are expected to hit hawaii sometime during this hour. in the philippines. >> in the philippines thousands are moving to higher grounds this morning. just hours ago they ordered evacuations of coastal communities following that huge quake in japan. the waves crashing into the beaches are expected to be at least 15 feet or higher. now the epicenter of last nights quake was 80 miles east of cindie city. i want to show you some video from inside a billing the moment that earthquake hit. still assessing the damage this morning but a major power outage and gas leaks were reported in the city. following theet quake then we are hearing reports of 20-30- foot tsunami hitting the city port. it flooded homes and submerged the airport runway. >> seismologist in the bay area are monitoring the quake in japan. kraig debro is joining us live. what are the experts saying so far? >> basically it's a wait and see attitude right now. the waves are not expected to be huge. wait and see what they are when we get here. first they are monitoring it. i have a special connection with tok
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 6:00am EST
in line of possible tsunamis are on alert. of particular concern is the philippines and indonesia but taiwan which is also -- could have faced the brunt of the tsunami, there's no reports yet of any tsunamis hitting there which is good news for the rest of the region and, perhaps, these tsunamis have been dissipated by coastlines or flafla floors of the sea. the indonesian government has ordered people to evacuate the coastal regions in the northern part of the southeast asian region. >> all right. and david, as you look at these images that are coming in from japan of all the devastation from the tsunami wave, that has to take you back to 2004 and what happened in thailand though that wasn't nearly as widely televised with images as the waves were happening as this one. >> that's right. from what i understand, the japanese media and the government had a really clear indication of when the tsunamis will hit and they sent the helicopters out to see and to record what was happening. we never had that chance in the greater asian tsunami of 2004 on boxing day but we did see video late
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 2:30am EDT
philippines and has been living in the united states for ten years. she first visited medor in 2008 and saw people living at the whim of the sun and the rain. and off of beans and sugarcane they could smell at the market. >> malnutrition, exposed to, you know, sick kids. but going to medor really had a big impact because it's much, much worse. >> heidi and her perish leaders had been running a modest development effort in medor. water, sanitation and education projects. now they packed cholera medication into a truck and were heading back on an emergency medical mission. for heidi it was a personal journey, too. she invited her father, ray, on the trip to share a bonding experience. soon they left the city behind. paved roads as well. this was hard going, especially for the truck. >> very good. >> then the trail got steeper, rockier and harder. >> we're getting into the worst part. where the roads are very steep and there's steep drop-offs. >> some cars could go no farther and neither could the truck filled with cholera medication. stan was undaunted. >> this is better than i expected.
FOX News
Mar 11, 2011 1:00am EST
marqes islands. it is also issued for guam, thailand, the philippines and hawaii. japan's nhk said a small tsunami hit the shore near the epicenter around 3:00 p.m. local time. they warn that a tsunami as high as 20 feet could strike the cause near miagi. the pacific tsunami center says the tsunami warning is in effect for a large part of the pacific and the weather agency is warning that a tsunami as high as 10 feet could hit the north eastcoastline of japan. there are no reports of injuries. ia pan has been rocked by several earthquakes in 7 days, including 7.3 magnitude on wednesday. once again, a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake, rocking japan. and there is a warning that a tsunamiy that could end up being as high as 10 feet could hit the northeast coastline. also, we are getting fresh reports in. we told you other countries have been issued a warning, including japan, rushia, the marques islands and a tsunami watch in guam, taiwan, the philippines, indonesia and hawaii. we are told by japan's nhk that the small -- that a small tsunami has hit the shores near the epicenter around
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 4:00am EDT
, they cannot sell it. to a picture from the philippines. you are seeing there someone from the philippines authority testing japanese food stuffs. lastly a shot here from hong kong. this is a place that sells sushi. and there's a little sign here that you can probably barely read. but it's basically telling people that their fish is not coming from japan and listing all of the countries where the different fish is coming from, trying to assure the people who come and buy that all of their food is safe. while most countries are still accepting meat and fish from jap japan, many are testing items from the effected areas in hong kong some local restaurants have decided to take action even before the ban to ease any worries customers might have. >> well, the decision really is to sort of stop the or cease the importation of fresh produce from japan. that was really based on the fact that we were not really getting clear or consistent information, whether it be from various departments or government bodies or even the media as to the effects of the fallout or the situation in japan.
CSPAN
Mar 12, 2011 3:00pm EST
. mariano shares her inspiring scrowrnny of how a little girl from the philippines came to america and became the physician to the president of the united states. her example is truly one of a woman whose achievements were unlimited in the military, medicine and government service. secondly, gloriafelt will speak, and gloria is a leading activist, a best selling author of four books, a commentator, a sought after after speaker on topics such as women, politics, power, health and can the media. her front line experience as to how to unlock intention and ambition in order to embrace the power to make a difference about what we believe in is, truly provides her with a unique perspective, and she shares that in her book, "no excuses: nine ways women can change the way we think about power." she's currently a professor at arizona state, and previously, and i know a lot of people in this room know her and we're very excited to have her return to ads, because she brought -- arizona, because she brought phenomenal growth to the planned parenthood affiliates in west texas and arizona. she w
CW
Mar 10, 2011 10:00pm PST
the pacific including hawaii and the philippines. the japanese weather service is warning that tsunami could be as high as 20 feet. this is just a tsunami watch at this point which is not at serious as a warning. that's the next step. that means it's imminent. one of the nation's largest banks is considering putting strict limits on how people use their debit cards. they may cap 50 or $100 per trans action. here's why. the merchant pays a swipe fee to the bank. congress may vote the limit how much money banks can make from those swipe fees. >> to' cap all transactions, it's a bluff. they are doing it so they can apply pressure to the federal reserve not to cop their interchange fee. >> chase would not comment. it's estimated banks would lose $38 billion if swipe fees are cut. >>> united states government could a lawsuit for infecting people with vd. about 700 prisoners, mental patients, soldiers and even orphans were in effect -- infected without their knowledge or consent. if the obama administration does not agree to that by tomorrow, attorneys plan to sue. >> yukon dem me, y
KOFY
Mar 22, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. again aircraft coming in from the philippines today. isolated at the airport because of some threat that has not yet been detailed. we are following very closely. bring you development as soon as we get them. >> there are indications tonight that gadhafi and close to him trying to find an exit out of libya. in an exclusive abc news interview secretary of state hillary clinton addressed that question plus the report that at least one of gadhafi sons has been killed. >> i can't give any confirmation because the evidence is not sufficient. but we have heard. that we have heard about other people close to him reaching out. some of it we think is exploring. what are my option options. where could i go what could i do. we would encourage that. >> secretary of state clinton president obama is cutting short his trip to south america so he can hold a national security meeting tomorrow on libya. one issue certain to come up the amazing escape in recovery of those 2 u.s. airmen whose fighter jet crashed in libya. alex is at the scene of that crash. >>reporter: so many villager came to the cras
SFGTV2
Mar 12, 2011 4:00am PST
the germany refugee question and asked if it was better for jews to go to the philippines or the dominican republic. pius 11th was buried. the discover of king tut's tomb also died. the italians called a call to arms to war babies the first time around. when i visited the draft board i noticed my card was filed with a crease at it's corner. farther's laughter was louder than ever. clients who decided to buy had their paintings shipped to houses in the country. i noticed lucie hiding bags of sugar in the closet where i kept my tennis racket. to mother he repeated. don't worry, she replied, i do. i wonder if they rrmed they had a son at all. yet that month seemed to pass more slowly than others. rose's presence was fleeting. i passed by father's office as she sat by the type writer in a green sweater with a hole in the elbow. i found her in the bathroom once with a black tongue as a pen had burst when she licked it's anybody. i handed her a towel and said, just ruin the cloth. to the light in the courtyard i sang along with my new american record. there is a hungry yearning burning
NBC
Mar 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. in the philippines they marched to the gates of a defunct nuclear power plant. activists in south korea held a rally to denounce the development of nuclear power there. and in taiwan, they gathered in front of one of the top administration buildings to call on the government to top building a fourth nuclear power plant. >>> let's talk about haiti, the former exiled president of haiti is headed back home. the first democratic president has been in south africa since he was ousted in 2004. his return to his country comes just before haiti's runoff presidential election this weekend. it remains to be seen what such an influential figure will have on the vote, that's why the u.s. is watching very very closely as is other countries. they want haiti to continue to be stable. he took over after baby doc duvalier fled hatety. >>> the big event now, the weather on its way. jeff ranieri joins us. >> we're tracking the system as we head into tomorrow, and also another one for this upcoming weekend. it is st. patrick's day. we have a little bit of radar happening now. spotty showers offshore,
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 2:05am PST
disasters give you some perspective. this an international event. warnings in russia, the philippines, indonesia, taiwan, guam and u.s. state of hawaii. a major, major disaster in that part of the world on this friday morning. >> we'll continue to bring you the latest details and also more live pictures from japan. stay with us. we'll take a quick break. i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement nsurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to " 80% of your part b expenses. if you're already on or eligible for medicare, call now to find out how an aarp... insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company, not paid by medicare part b. that can save you from paying .up to thousands of dollars... out of your own pocket. these are the only medicare supplement insurance plans... exclusively endorsed by aarp. when you call now, you'll get this free information kit... with all you need to enroll. put their trust in aarp p medicare supplement insuranc. plus you'll get this free guide to understanding medicare. the
FOX News
Mar 25, 2011 4:00pm EDT
states, and manufacture the wafer, send it to the philippines and export it from the philippines to japan and get put in a product that may not be shipped because there cod be japanese parts that are not available and then it could be sold to a japanese customer who may or may not want the product because they have bigger problems. we are intertwined. the japanese our or allies. they have had a horrible problem, think of 9/11 in terms of death and we have in the seen the end of the economic problems that will come from it. >>neil: t.j. i always learn a lot talking to you, running cypress semi-conductor. be well. and he wrapped up there and we have a comment from john boehner's office, the spokesman, on the wires indicating that after the conference call the speaker had with the president, they have gotten some clarification on the libyan mission but need more and says th speaker appreciates the update but believes much more needs to be done by the administration to provide clarity, particularly to the american people on the military objective in libya, and america's role and how it is con
ABC
Mar 28, 2011 5:00am EDT
turning 15. he and his family immigrated to the united states from the philippines 7 years ago to the baltimore area. hanna, his sister, poppa and mama want to wish him a very happy birthday. happy birthday, lance. >>> and our picture of the day check it out. very cute. this is a dog named reese. her owner of joppa sent in the picture. reese loves to be outside and is one spoiled girl. >> if you have interesting photos to share, morning show at wmar.com. all information, provide in theit in the ep mail so we can get the facts straight when we show all of maryland who you are showing off. >>> time to check entertainment news. reese witherspoon ties the knot. the 35-year-old oscar winning actress married hollywood agent jim tofs saturday at her california ranch. people.com report guests including sean penn and robert donny junior to name a few. she has two children from a previous marriage. >>> mariah carey nearly what special delivery on her birthday yesterday. the singer and actress who is pregnant with twins said on twitter she started to have constrappingss. she -- contraptions and
PBS
Mar 1, 2011 7:00pm PST
possible here. and for the philippines too, pretty wet picture across the country today, towards the north too, continuing showers throughout the day. highs for wednesday, 11 in tokyo. hoping for sunshine this afternoon. 2 in seoul. 6 degrees in beijing. then minus 10 up along the core. pretty frigid picture for you again. looking calmer and quieter out towards the east. we've got that long frontal boundary bringing that severe weather yesterday, that's headed out to sea. the tail end of it does linger over the florida peninsula but that should be pulling away as well. we have this low pressure area bringing snow to eastern canada. that will continue on its trek eastward, moving in towards quebec and toward the northern end of the new england states as well as canadian maritimes. out west, messy picture here. well-developed systems coming in off the pacific. already starting to impact the coastline, bringing in strong winds and plenty of moisture. it's looking quite wet along the coastline. then we're going to be talking about snow for inland areas. plenty more expected to spread through t
SFGTV
Mar 17, 2011 3:30pm PDT
capabilities, and being a professional electrical engineer in the philippines, and then 20 years here in america, joining the american legion for 20 years. the veterans affairs commission. veterans of foreign wars, 20 years. i have had a lot of experience on veterans. i need more time. i asked the board, i need another term to fill use to the government. thank you so much. >> -- supervisor kim: thank you so much for being here. thank you for your service on the commission. >> hello, supervisors. how are you? i live in san francisco. i went. cal poly for undergrad. i went to santa clara law school. i worked for a small workers' compensation firm and civil litigation firm. we feel a lot with, obviously, disability. the reason i applied for this was i want to put dissipate here and contribute. i feel i can contribute. second is i have a passion for veterans affairs. both my grandfathers were in the older wars. i have friends that have recently come back from iraq and afghanistan. they face problems that are not unique to them, but i think if -- i think have been present for veterans for som
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 11:00pm PST
warning has been cancelled. it has been cancelled for the philippines, guam tonga hawaii just an update from the west coast warning center. >>> and we have much more to bring you on the earthquake and the tsunami in the pacific including how one of bay area's oldest restaurants is helping earthquake victims. >> how japan literally moved the earth itself. >> then later on "nightline". >> coming up on "nightline," the latest devastating images out of japan after one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded. at least one nuclear power plant is threatened at this hour and we'll have the latest on the you can see ♪ ♪ going to the bank without going to the bank... that's a step forward. with chase quickdeposit on your smartphone you just snap a picture, hit send and done. chase quickdeposit. take a step forward and chase what matters. e just keep on keep ♪ we just keep on keepin' on ♪ ♪ keep on ♪ m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m m
PBS
Mar 2, 2011 7:00pm PST
region and more heavy rain in vietnam later today and into the next few days. the philippines also pretty wet picture for you with scattered showers across the country. now, japan has been looking at a lot of wintry conditions, especially along the western that's looking set to continue today. more snow impacting you, including bouts of heavy blowing snow. so warm out for that stormy weather. highs on thursday, 9 in beijing. 8 in tokyo. tokyo will feel a little cooler than yesterday. now for north america, looking really nice and quiet out towards the east. still got this system low that's in eastern canada, but that is on its way out. we are looking at an active picture out west, very strong winds to the coastline. about 140 kilometers per hour. these are some of the gusts expected hoar. very rough conditions especially for british columbia and snow impacting the area with heavy snow in the sierras. as for central sections here in the great lakes area, you could see a little more snow develop later on thursday, but that won't intensify until another day or so. as for highs, 17 den
ABC
Mar 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
the philippines, and works here, nonstop work. >> reporter: a sister, who also works at the plant, became worried when he did not show up for his shift. she made the connection with the accident detour on her way to the plant. >> one of the coworkers came pop the escape, didn't know -- upon the scene, didn't know it was alex. the sister left to check the scene and came upon the scene and it was alex. >> reporter: the storm also caused other trouble in the napa valley. power lines, and winds snapped utility poles but none of it as tragic of the death of alec. >> heavy winds, heavy rain, bat combination of events. >> reporter: just yesterday he was telling coworkers next weekend he was going to take his son to the oakland coliseum. today at the plant, the workers are being notified about his debt. live in napa. abc-7 news. >> alan: the brunt of the storm actually struck the south bay. here's the trail of downed trees and debris that it left behind. >> reporter: it wasn't until the sun came up that the real damage became clear. along the peninsula, gusty winds and heavy rains brought
PBS
Mar 8, 2011 7:00pm PST
, including that for central and southern portions of china and for the philippines, too, more showers to come. a lot of thunderstorms and heavy downpours, especially in the southern sections of the country. we've got 18 degrees in hong kong. 12 in shanghai. 11 beijing. not too bad. average here. and chilly 5 in seoul. now for the americas. a major storm system is moving across the central portions of the u.s. this is going to be bringing widespread snow again across the midwest and is separate system across the pacific will be spreading plenty of snow across the pacific northwest. so british columbia, canada looking at 15 centimeters of snow and also across the great lakes looking at significant snowfall again. now, further to the south, things are going to be severe here. winds are strong. looking at the threat for severe thunderstorms, tornados not out of the question and do watch out for damaging winds as well as large hail in louisiana and also mississippi. now, all of that precipitation then heads toward the eastern third of the country. we've already had reports -- numerous reports
NBC
Mar 23, 2011 4:30am PDT
the philippines. when it landed at 7:20 it was taken to a remote part of the airport. the 337 passengers and 20 crew members were taken off the plane. bomb sniffing dogs investigated the luggage but found nothing and people got their luggage around 1:00 this morning. christina loren has a map that explains everything. good morning, christina. >> good morning to you. yes, i have actually a perfect classic. take a look at this. i don't have to say much. we have a classic low-pressure system. you see the counterclockwise rotation. when i step out of the way you can see how well developed this system is. it's a slow mover, it's dumping rain. especially at the coastline this morning. it looks like it's going to continue down the coast as we head throughout day today so let's zoom in and show you just how much rain is moving in right now. we have a lot of rain overnight. but we're seeing the bulk of the moisture from the system come through right now. you see how just in the past three hours the yellow starts to come up. heavy to moderate rain over the peninsula, starting to pick up
PBS
Mar 3, 2011 7:00pm PST
showers will show up across the indochina peninsula and the philippines as well. for japan, we have been talking about a lot of snowy weather for the western flank of the country. that's set to continue again today. more snow for those of you here. we are talking about a month of up to 20 to 50 centimeters, especially in upper elevations at high risk for additional snow. so you want to watch out if you are going to be in the area. highs today will come up to 8 degrees in tokyo , 6 for seoul. in the teens for beijing and only 9 in shanghai. on the cool side. taipei is up to 18 degrees. for north america, seeing a lot of snow coming in from the west. really starting to spread across the rockies and in to inland parts of the united states. and then over to the midwest, eastern half of the united states, area of ice and snow will develop across eastern canada and the northern end of the great lakes area while rain, a lot of moisture will be coming up along the mississippi valley from the gulf of mexico, really looking wet for the lower interest midwest and the deep south and this could
FOX
Mar 23, 2011 12:00pm PDT
philippines that landed as sfo last night. officers with bomb-sniffing dogs inspected every in of the cargo plane. the search came in response to a telephone threat hours earlier against the phillippines flight from manila to san francisco. the lead singer from the rock band "journey" was on the flight. we didn't know anything until we were told there's a bomb threat. i called my wife and then they said, you know, there's something going on in our plane. that's the only time i knew something was going on. >> agents took action the moment the jet touched down. they evacuated the passengers and crew members, and then moved the jet to a remote part of the airport. they searched the luggage for several hours but they did not find anything. >>> still ahead -- a report on home sales just came out. we'll tell you if it's encouraging. >>> a lot of people have been rushing to the lottery machines in the last 24 hours. >>> stocks. ing-- higher now. right now, the dow currently up, 93 at 12,110. >>> the commerce department says new home sales fell by almost 20% last month. that figure represents
CBS
Mar 11, 2011 4:30am EST
, including the entire west coast of the united states and canada. warnings have now been issued for hawaii for tsunami sirens are sounding, and evacuations have begun. evacuations have been ordered in the philippines, as well. tsunami warnings also issued in russia, new guinea, new zealand, australia, guam, and most of the pacific, including the pacific coast of south america. of course, we are continuing to monitor these developments. we will have much more on the tsunami just a little bit later in the broadcast. >>> take you back to this country now because a powerful rainstorm has triggered another round of flooding along the east coast. the slow-moving storm is dumping three inches of rain in some areas. 12 states are under a flood watch. terrell brown is in hard-hit wayne, new jersey, with more. he joins us now live. good morning, terrell. >> betty, good morning to you. you're right. when you have rains like this, these rivers flooding their banks is a major concern. that is what's happened. the rivers just can't take this much water. believe it or not we're standing in the middle of
PBS
Mar 12, 2011 5:00am EST
demonstrations at the west is by and large backed the demonstrators against the dictators? >> certainly not. in fact, what has happened is following a standard game plan, which has been used over and over. in the philippines and haiti, south korea, and indonesia. there comes a point when you cannot support your favorite dictator any longer. the same thing happens every time. it is happening here, too. support them as long as possible. when the jet engine that -- maybe the army turns against them or whatever. come out with ringing declarations about your love of democracy and how you are on the side of the people. then try and preserve the regime. >> so you think the immediate response should have been to withdraw support for the a administration in egypt. >> not quite. i think that response should have taken place a long time ago. remember, these demonstrations are bursting out now. but they have been going on for a long time. for example, in egypt, there have been very extensive and significant labor struggles for years. the january 25 movement was led by the upper right -- you know, the upris
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